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JJ Astor Restaurant & Lounge

505 W Superior St, 16th Floor, Duluth, MN 55802-1513
+1 218-722-8439
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“walleye” (22 reviews)
“duck breast” (7 reviews)
“clam chowder” (9 reviews)
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505 W Superior St, 16th Floor, Duluth, MN 55802-1513
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was treated to a birthday dinner at J.J.Astor last week by my cousins from Superior. The views were stunning, even a bulk carrier transitting into Lake Superior under Duluth’s iconic lift bridge. Service was first class and prompt. My duck was pink, tender and...More

Thank Budgie26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a dinner stop, but I wasn't super hungry. A good-sized bowl of clam chowder and some bread was just the right thing. It had a fair number of clams and a good flavor, not overly thick. My friend had crab cakes that he...More

Thank jwhome100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was having a hard day......... Thought I'd treat myself to a nice classy lunch. GOOD CHOICE! :) I came up for lunch and had the skillet bowl and a glass of wine. Sophie was my server and she was fantastic. It had green peppers in...More

Thank h0twheelz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a hot mess. We called around 10:30 (on a weekend) for reservations. She said we couldn't get in until 11:30. Ok no prob. We got there at 11. All tables were empty except probably 2! Ok, so they got us in relatively quickly,...More

1  Thank NatAnn14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The overall experience was very good. The wait staff was attentive and friendly. It has been years since we were here so a little disappointed with cleanliness of the bar area. The rotating restaurant is awesome. The food is pricey and although good it was...More

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not much for fine restaurants in Duluth, but this may qualify. Food is usually very good, and the views from the rotating restaurant are excellent.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Eaten here many times in the past and always been satisfied, not so this trip. We got to the restaurant as soon as it opened for breakfast. Service was good as we were the only people in the restaurant. I ordered Crabcake Benedict and my...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The hotel and facilities are dated. The views are fantastic. Two full revolutions during dinner. Service was pretty good. Food was good. Better than average for the area. Worth a trip for the view. Kids were fine. Decent kids' menu even though it is not...More

Thank Manager V
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this quiet restaurant with the carrousel for our anniversary dinner. A crisp bottle of Reisling, very tasty crab cakes as our appetizer, delicious entrees (scallops on mushroom risotto & walleye on fettuccine with asparagus) - plus a yummy lavender creme brulee to finish...More

Thank Claudia W
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Got take-out from the bar. The hamburger was good, but expensive. Be sure to ask for ketchup, mustard and/or napkins, if you need them, as none were supplied.

Thank JaniceL320
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Louise W
11 July 2018|
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Response from 55ReenieAnne55 | Reviewed this property |
Soda....? Sure. I have no idea what a soda would cost. Can't be much....and if it is....remember...the view.
Jason F
12 February 2017|
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Response from Richard W | Reviewed this property |
Probably around $100. Not a bad value.
12 November 2016|
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The Bar is outstanding as they will adjust your favorite drink to suit you. Bloody Mary's are served with heart of celery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 W Superior St, 16th Floor, Duluth, MN 55802-1513
    (Superior St and 5th Ave W)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-722-8439
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Welcome to JJ Astor (located on the 16th floor of the Radisson Hotel Duluth), where guests enjoy welcoming service, inspired décor, modern approachability, unparalleled views, and signature dishes. Our cuisine is traditional Old World with a regional twist. Whether settling into the oversized armchairs with a craft cocktail and tapas in the lounge, or admiring the view from the inviting sofa style banquettes, the restaurant provides a memorable dining experience for locals and visitors alike.
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